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Free Printable Scripture Thanksgiving Handprint Craft

I've been working on a new project that I'm really excited about and I wanted to share a preview {and a freebie!} with all of you for Thanksgiving! So a handprint turkey is a classic, but I have mixed it here with a printable that includes a thankful scripture. It includes a scripture, in fact, that Catholics are going to instantly recognize from singing it in Mass their whole lives. :-) … [Read more...]

Give Thanks Banner- A DIY Bunting for Thanksgiving

Here is a Thanksgiving craft from my past- a Thanksgiving banner that I made when I was a young. Isn't it cute? It has held up exceptionally well in my mom's attic! I asked her to share her secret for storing this Thanksgiving banner craft. She said she carefully folds is back and forth, then puts it inside a sealed freezer bag. That's it! The basic idea is that you spell out "Give … [Read more...]

Religious Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

Thanksgiving is coming up and I wanted to do a craft with my kids to help them reflect on the things that we are thankful God has given us. Plus, you guys all know what a sucker I am for handprint crafts, so how could I let Thanksgiving go by without making a turkey craft? ;-) All you need for this craft is an assortment of colored paper, scissors, a marker, a glue stick, and a thankful … [Read more...]

Christian Thanksgiving DIY Decor

I know you've all heard me say it before, but I love Jeanne Winter's blog- Inspiring Ideas. She has a lot of great crafts for making your home all Christian cozy for Thanksgiving. You can search all of her Fall Ideas Here. She made these Paper Thanksgiving Napkin Rings. I think these are just beautiful! Check out this adorable Thanksgiving Placecard Idea. Also check out … [Read more...]

Home Altar Idea: Liturgical Scrabble!

I found the most absolutely beautiful pictures of a liturgical mantle I had EVER seen on a facebook group by Aislinn, and I just had to ask her to share the idea with our community! She calls it "liturgical scrabble", and it's such a simple Catholic decor idea that can work for any feast, season, or holiday. This idea looks fabulous across her mantle, but would be equally awesome on a home altar … [Read more...]

Transform Your Prayer Life With Prayer Box Dividers

I usually post stuff on this site for your kids, but today, this post is for YOU. God is calling you to have a personal relationship and prayer life with him. I started realizing, if I'm not cultivating my personal relationship with Jesus, what am I doing the rest of this stuff for? This is what it's all about! As I started feeling a strong calling to strengthen my prayer life, a friend of mine … [Read more...]

Holidays In Handprints- A DIY Christmas Treasury For Catholic Children

I created a printable book that is a special Christmas treasury for Catholic kids, and the pages are illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) (For those of you familiar with my products, it's the Advent/Christmas counterpart to Holy Week In Handprints.) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can … [Read more...]

Advent Guilt: Should You Hold On Or Let Go?

Whoever puts up their Christmas tree last wins the "Best Catholic" award! Wait, was it a competition? No one told me! Before I stared Catholic Icing, I had no idea there were people that waited until Christmas Eve to put up their tree. The more I run in Catholic circles, I find that a lot of families take waiting during the entire Advent season very seriously. This is not something I grew … [Read more...]

DIY Grace Before Meals Table Runner- the easy version!

Last year I made a bunch of table runners with the Catholic dinner prayer on them and I gave them out as Christmas presents. I used a faux batik technique, and they were beautiful, and I love them, but they were a lot of work. I got a lot of suggestions from my readers to try doing the same thing with a bleach pen, and I wanted to make a harvest colored one for Thanksgiving, so I gave it a whirl. … [Read more...]

Heirloom Draw-On Tablecloth: A Holiday Tradition Idea For Your Family

This tablecloth that we draw on is a family tradition my mom started last year, and it's been a huge hit! At holidays, my mom brings out her white tablecloth, along with a baggie of sharpie markers, and everyone adds a little bit to the tablecloth, along with their name and the year. It's really fun to add to, and also fun to see the pictures from holidays past! Updated To Answer … [Read more...]